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What It Takes To Open and Operate a Profitable Craft Brewery

This presentation is from 2023 Texas Brewery Roundup Brewery in Planning Track and was given by Justin Sisley from Craftkeeping.


Justin Sisley from Craftkeeping joins us to give a crash course in opening and operating a profitable craft brewery. Get a great idea of what it takes to financially get your brewery up and running and what it takes to make sure that your brewery is profitable once you’re operating. Learn more about the varying levels of profitability of draft sales, packaged sales, wholesale kegged sales, and how to make the most of what is going to be the highest single cost to any brewery (spoiler alert – it’s the people). He’ll teach you about some tools that can help you along the way as well as some helpful calculators that you should use for your own projections.